PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs Optimus G Pro

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy S4 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S4  based on its performance, graphics and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs Optimus G Pro

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Galaxy S4
1,856

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Galaxy S4
3,414

SunSpider 0.9.1 Web browser and javascript performance

Galaxy S4
804 ms
Optimus G Pro
1,011 ms

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Galaxy S4
2,670

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S4
17.2 fps
Optimus G Pro
13.3 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S4
41.3 fps
Optimus G Pro
31.2 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4

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Better AnTuTu score 24,894 vs 18,728 Around 35% better AnTuTu score
Faster graphics 17.2 fps vs 13.3 fps Around 30% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Faster javascript execution 804 ms vs 1,011 ms More than 20% better SunSpider 0.9.1 score
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 130 g vs 160 g Around 20% lighter
Faster processor 1.9 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 440 ppi vs 400 ppi 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 7.9 mm vs 9.4 mm More than 15% thinner
Front view of LG Optimus G Pro

Reasons to consider the
LG Optimus G Pro

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Much newer operating system Android 4.1.2 vs Android 5.0 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Longer standby time (3G) 32,976 min vs 22,176 min Around 50% longer standby time (3G)
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5" 10% bigger screen
More battery capacity 3,140 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h More than 20% more battery capacity

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4  vs Optimus G Pro 

9.0
8.0
Call quality is superb, data speeds over LTE 4G are excellent and the display has those better than life colors that many love.
Galaxy S4

9.3
8.5
Alternatively, the standard email app is available as well to handle other email services, but its functionality and interface is similar to Gmail.
Galaxy S4

Overall

8.7 Out of 10
8.4 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4  vs
Optimus G Pro 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 440 ppi 400 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 5.0 Android 4.1.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth

form factor

Galaxy S4  vs
Optimus G Pro 
Weight 130 g 160 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 9.4 mm
Size 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm 76.1 x 150.2 x 9.4 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.7 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 1,260 min
Standby time (3G) 22,176 min 32,976 min
Capacity 2,600 mA·h 3,140 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S4
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